Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar
ENTERING THE EVEN SEMESTER, THE BACHELOR OF MEDICINE PROGRAM HELD A WORKSHOP ON MAKING MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (MCQ) FOR LECTURERS TEACHING BLOCK COURSES
Unismuh FKIK S1 Medicine Study Program– The vision of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FKIK) of Universitas Muhammadiyah (Unismuh) Makassar is to produce excellent graduates. To realize this vision, medical academic education must have superior quality standards, not only in terms of inputs and facilities, but also processes, evaluation and further development.
One of the important components in the academic process of students is the examination, which demands quality, in accordance with the learning objectives and competency components that have been determined through the Indonesian Doctors Competency Standards (SKDI).
FKIK Unismuh Makassar has a Student Assessment Unit (SAU) with the main tasks of building a question bank, providing structural reviews of questions that will be presented to students, evaluating exam results regarding the quality of the structure, content and relevance of questions, and providing feedback to lecturers who are also question makers.
Entering the even semester of 2021, the Undergraduate Medical Study Program held a Workshop on Making Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) Questions for Lecturers Teaching Block Courses. The workshop targets output in the form of standardized block questions, following the rules of a quality question structure, in line with the curriculum blueprint, and the competency components in SKDI.
The workshop activities were attended by even semester block lecturers of the Bachelor of Medicine Study Program, with facilitators Dr. Sumarni, Sp.JP (K) and DR. dr. Ami Febriza, M.Kes. The activity took place on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the 1st Floor Hall of FKIK Unismuh Campus, Jl. Sultan Alauddin, Makassar.
The first material of the workshop was delivered by the Head of the S1 Medicine Study Program, DR. dr. Ami Febriza, M.Kes who explained the necessity of the questions tested to students in line with the curriculum blueprint and course learning objectives. While the second material by Dr. Sumarni, Sp.JP (K), explained the structure of the questions in accordance with the standard Competency Test for Medical Education Program Students (UKMPPD), along with tips and tricks for its preparation. The activity continued with discussions and questions and answers, and ended with the practice of making questions by the lecturers of even semester block courses who were present.